Counterpoint

Host Tanya Granic Allen welcomes leaders from government and the private sector to the table for conversations on fundamental Canadian rights and freedoms – where all sides are presented, respected and discussed.

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Canada’s Single-Use Plastics Ban

Canada’s Single-Use Plastics Ban

Tanya is joined by Peter Shawn Taylor, Senior Features Editor of the C2C Journal, to discuss the upcoming Single-Use Plastics Ban, set to take effect on December 20th 2022, and the negative impacts this ban might pose to various people and industries across the country.

The Inconvenient Facts About Carbon Dioxide

The Inconvenient Facts About Carbon Dioxide

Tanya speaks with Gregory Wrightstone, Executive Director of the Co2 Coalition and author of, ‘Inconvenient Facts: The Science Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know’ to discuss the impact of carbon dioxide on our environment.

Medically-Assisted Death in Canada

Medically-Assisted Death in Canada

Tanya is joined by Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, and Dr. Timothy Ehmann, Paediatric Psychiatrist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, to discuss the extension of laws surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Canada to include the mentally ill, and potentially minors at a later date.

Emergencies Act Inquiry Continues

Emergencies Act Inquiry Continues

Tanya welcomes Andrew Lawton. Senior Journalist at True North, and Tom Marazzo, a freedom convoy volunteer, for their views on the ongoing Emergencies Act Inquiry.

The U.S. Midterms – What Exactly Happened?

The U.S. Midterms – What Exactly Happened?

Tanya welcomes Shannon Felton Spence, Head of Global Communication at the Belfer Center at Harvard, and Pedro Gonzalez, Editor at Chronicles Magazine, to reflect on the results of the U.S. midterm elections, and what this new balance of power will mean for Canada.

Did Taxpayers Overpay to Create the ArriveCan App?

Did Taxpayers Overpay to Create the ArriveCan App?

Tanya speaks with Zain Manji of Lazer Technologies, to discuss the creation of the ArriveCan app and the company’s cloning of the app, which determined that the estimated cost to create the app is far lower than its $54M price tag.

The Alberta Premiership of Danielle Smith

The Alberta Premiership of Danielle Smith

Tanya is joined by Josh Andrus, Executive Director of Project Confederation, to discuss Alberta’s newly-elected premier, Danielle Smith.

The History of Remembrance in Canada

The History of Remembrance in Canada

Tanya speaks with John Robson, historian and author, to discuss Remembrance Day and the 101st anniversary of the poppy, as well as the significance of battles where Canada contributed before WWI took place, and the importance of freedom in today’s climate.

Why Inflation Matters

Why Inflation Matters

Tanya welcomes Saijal Patel, host of Strictly Money, to discuss all of the factors that contributed to the sudden rise in inflation, and the lessons that we can learn from history.

Current Events Panel – November 6th, 2022

Current Events Panel – November 6th, 2022

Tanya is joined by political commentator Hannah Salamon-Vegh, and Elliot Hughes, Senior Advisor at Summa Strategies, for a discussion of some of the biggest headlines currently in the news.

Is Canada In Need of Educational Reform?

Is Canada In Need of Educational Reform?

Tanya welcomes Deani Van Pelt, President of Edvance, to look at whether Canada’s one-size-fits-all education system is in need of an overhaul.

The Post-Election Outlook for Quebec

The Post-Election Outlook for Quebec

Tanya welcomes Richard Decarie, President of ConservativeUnion.ca, to discuss the expectations for Premier Francois Legault’s majority government, following his overwhelming victory in Quebec’s provincial election.

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Tanya Granic Allen

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Tanya Granic Allen

Tanya Granic Allen is a Canadian commentator, social advocate, political activist, wife and mother.

Tanya is an accomplished national and international speaker and advocate for public policy around family, children, and women’s rights, including her participation in several UN Conferences. She is also the former president of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), an Ontario-based parental rights advocacy group.

More recently, Tanya was a candidate for the leadership of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party. There, she brought discussions to the forefront on issues such as Ontario’s sex education curriculum, the Green Energy contracts controversy, and carbon taxation.

Tanya has appeared on several media outlets, including: EWTN, The CBC, CTV, City TV, The National Post, and the Globe and Mail. She is a regular contributor on the Jerry Agar Show on CFRB 1010, and The Post Millennial.

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